Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel), Jack Beckman (Funny Car), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Karen Stoffer (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also raced to victories at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event west of Cleveland.
Pole-sitter Dale Earnhardt Jr. dominated the night, leading 96 laps in his No. 88 Nationwide Stars and Stripes Chevrolet. He also had the convincing support of the fans remaining at the track following the 154-minute rain delay.
Austin Dillon, grandson of legendary team owner Richard Childress, outlasted Elliott Sadler and Chase Elliott during a green-white-checkered finish to claim the crash-filled Subway Firecracker 250, the NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Daytona International Speedway.
In the first-ever 1-2 finish in the series by the Busch brothers, Kyle Busch beat Kurt Busch to the finish line by .532 seconds to win for the first time since returning from an 11-race absence because of a broken right leg and left foot sustained in a Feb. 21 accident at Daytona International Speedway.
Brad Sweet used a slide job in turns one and two on lap 29 to take the lead from Donny Schatz and withstood a number of late restarts to win the NAPA Auto Parts Rumble in Michigan which marked his third win of the season and first since April.
Erik Jones claimed his second NASCAR XFINITY Series race of the season, recorded his eighth top 10 series finish and completed a weekend sweep that included Friday’s NASCAR Camping World Trucks Series American Ethanol 200 at Iowa Speedway.
It was the third win in nine career NASCAR K&N Pro Series West starts for the 26-year-old, Eggleston who is running his first full-time season for Bill McAnally Racing. Otis Orchard's Nicole Behar brought home a 10th place finish.
Chris Buescher won for the second time this season and extended his lead in the series standings to 15 points over eighth-place finisher Ty Dillon, but his winning pass of teammate and Coors Light Polesitter Darrell "Bubba" Wallace Jr. left Wallace fuming.
The victory was Reddick’s second of the season in the No. 19 Brad Keselowski Racing Ford, and in the driver’s view, it atoned for last year’s eighth-place finish, in which Reddick underestimated the physical toll high-speed racing at Dover can exact.
Source: Nicole Behar Racing Media Relations OTIS ORCHARDS, Wash. (May 27, 2015)–Throughout the current NASCAR K&N Pro Series West season Nicole Behar has unloaded her Custom Welding and Fabrication Toyota Camry at race tracks where most of her competitors have racing experience. Not so this…
Choosing Dover International Speedway as the site of his Truck Series debut suits Jesse Little just fine as the driver of The Carolina Nut Factory/PFC Tundra has had plenty of success at the Delaware facility in the past including a pole award in September’s NASCAR K&N Pro Series East event.
Defending Pro Stock world champ Erica Enders won the race from the No. 1 qualifying position and beat Mark Hogan, Jonathan Gray and Larry Morgan in earlier rounds before holding off rival Anderson, a four-time world champ and four-time Topeka winner, in the final.
By the time he crossed the finish line, Austin Dillon was 2.692 seconds ahead of Denny Hamlin, who had taken the lead during a restart on Lap 167 that saw Dillon fall back to fourth from the inside lane by the time the leaders exited Turn 2.
Source: NHRA Media Relations TOPEKA, Kan. – Second-generation driver Chad Head will race for his first career Funny Car victory Sunday at the NHRA Kansas Nationals from the No. 1 qualifying position. Antron Brown (Top Fuel) and Erica Enders (Pro Stock) also remained at the…